Residents in Barnes, Richmond and across South West London were shocked last night when the Hammersmith & Fulham Council abruptly and without warning shut Hammersmith Bridge indefinitely when ‘critical faults’ were discovered.
With 1 in 4 of us suffering from poor mental health each year, it is concerning that the new Liberal Democrat Council has responded in its recent budget by cutting mental health support by over £200,000.
This week’s council meeting confirmed that residents in Richmond Borough will see their council tax rise by 5.76%, by far the largest increase since the Liberal Democrats were last in charge of the council.
The Local Government Boundary Commission is undertaking a review of boroughs across London. The first stage before considering the area of the wards themselves is to decide on the number of councillors in total which will represent the borough. The LibDem administration proposes the number rem